The Legal Entity Control team is responsible for financial oversight of their legal entity, and is tasked with ensuring that a strong control environment exists as it relates to all businesses, products, and operational areas that impact the Legal Entity financials and regulatory reporting of the firm.
This role provides an opportunity to interact with multiple lines of business and internal stakeholders while learning legal entity controllership end-to-end.
The Analyst will liaise with the line of business finance teams, operations, and the Legal Entity Controller community to drive the Legal Entity agenda.
Specific responsibilities will include :
Legal entity accounting & control, including month-end close process, parent / child accounting, and equity pick-up
Monitor the monthly consolidation of income statement and balance sheet
Month-End analytical review of the legal entity to ensure completeness and accuracy of the financial statements and preparation of various reports, including contributions to the Monthly Controller’s Book, as well as Legal Entity and Line of Business financial commentary
Develop and maintain financial reports and schedules and perform various control procedures to ensure the integrity of reported financial results
Investigate, analyze, and resolve issues, and support ad-hoc requests for financial information received from across the firm
Support Federal Reserve regulatory reporting
Resolution & Recovery review and confirm periodic financial and non-financial appendices
General ledger balance reconciliation Complete reconciliation of numerous general ledger accounts
Graduated as CPA with >
2 years experience in Accounting, Finance or related business field
Fluent in english is a must
Proficient Excel skills
Expertise on tools like Tableau, Alteryx, Xceptor, Python, SQL is a plus
Proficient organizational and problem-solving skills
Proficient verbal and written communication skills
Comfortable liaising with business partners while building and maintaining relationships
Ability to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues
Show initiative; be able to work independently yet keep all parties apprised of key issues
Ability to work on multiple priorities at the same time
Ability to learn quickly and be comfortable to navigate various reporting systems / tools